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Chemical Plant Manager

Company: Hunt Guillot & Associates
Location: Ruston
Posted on: January 25, 2023

Job Description:

Position Summary & Duties: The Plant Manager is a direct hire position working for a specialty chemical client in the Northern Louisiana/Southern Arkansas area.

Plant Manager Primary Roles and Responsibilities:
--- Provide direct leadership to the Engineering Manager, Operations Manager, EH&S Manager, Technical Process Chemist, and Quality Lab Manager with indirect leadership to the legal, financial, and human resource functions within the organization.
--- The Plant Manager will maintain and improve plant process safety information, support and participate in process hazard analysis.
--- Oversee development, review, and improvement of standard operating procedures.
--- Continue to improve safety performance through utilization of job hazard analysis, safe work permitting, behavior-based safety, root cause analysis, housekeeping, and training.
--- Ensure compliance regarding all Environmental, Health & Safety laws and regulations as well as all company policies and procedures.
--- Lead operational excellence efforts in the areas of production efficiencies, product yield, operating costs and product quality.
--- The Plant Manager will oversee all aspects of production, including raw material ordering, production scheduling, catalyst replacements and turnarounds.
--- Ensure proper maintenance programs are in place to sustain the reliability of the plant's manufacturing assets.
--- Provide technical support for the planning and execution of daily maintenance work.
--- Drive a continuous improvement mentality and strive for excellence in all areas of the operation.
--- Ensure Asset Improvement generates value and controls cost by facilitating analysis, evaluation and prioritization of improvement ideas.
--- Ensure asset improvement initiatives generates value and controls cost by facilitating analysis, evaluation, and prioritization of improvement ideas.

Plant Manager Education/Experience:
--- Bachelor's degree in Chemical Engineering or related disciplines (chemistry, materials science, polymer science, etc.). MBA preferred.
--- Ten or more years of experience in specialty chemical manufacturing, which includes work process, operations excellence, maintenance and reliability, and continuous improvement.
--- A minimum of three years' experience at the plant manager or site manager level.
--- Demonstrated success at leading a highly efficient facility with little to zero on-site accidents.
--- Willing to relocate to the Northern Louisiana/Southern Arkansas area.

Keywords: Hunt Guillot & Associates, Shreveport , Chemical Plant Manager, Professions , Ruston, Louisiana

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